How much does owning a home really cost?How much does owning a home really cost?
How much does owning a home really cost?It's not just mortgage and taxes. Owning a home could bring on some unexpected expenses.
High interest rates push home buyers and sellers to the brinkWith 30-year mortgage interest rates pushing 8%, buyers and sellers are frustrated with the market at a standstill.
Labor Day sales: What you should and shouldn't buyLabor Day brings some of the biggest sales between Memorial Day and Black Friday. But there are some things not to buy this weekend.
Amazon shoppers without Prime must now spend $35 for free shippingThe change doesn't impact Prime members who pay $14.99 per month, or $139 a year, for free shipping and other perks.
How getting a college scholarship could reduce your financial aidThe practice of "scholarship displacement" nullifies the efforts of organizations who award the scholarships as well as the work of the students.
Continued wage increases could lead to more interest rate hikesAmericans experienced a 3.5% increase in average weekly earnings in the last year. Policymakers say this needs to come down to control inflation.
The hot 2023 holiday toys you should start buying nowIt may still be hot outside, but hot toys are already selling to parents who don't want to be shut out in December.
Buyers seek affordability as Midwest tops most popular ZIP codesSuburbs of St. Louis, Columbus, Ohio, New York City and Boston are on this year's list.
Here's how much you need to save each month to become a millionaireBased on your age, you'll need to save different amounts in order to be rolling in the dough at 65.
Why are most used cars now selling for over $20,000?The days of finding a low-mile, decent used vehicle for $15,000 or $18,000 are over as consumers look for more features on cars.
Over half of Americans say they're not even close to financial freedomAbout 36% of U.S. adults say they have less than $1,000 in their savings accounts.
White House officially launches plan to lower student loan paymentsThe Biden administration officially launched the SAVE plan, which could save many borrowers about $2,000 a year in payments.
Feds say company used 'Biden Loan Forgiveness' to scam borrowersTwo companies are accused of taking advantage of the uncertainty in student loan debt forgiveness to scam borrowers.
Looking for a new car under $20,000? Good luck. Just 1 remainsWith prices for new and used cars having soared since the pandemic, $20,000 is no longer much of a starting point for a new vehicle.
BBB finds some debt relief and credit repair companies fail consumersThe Better Business Bureau has received more than 12,700 complaints and negative reviews about the industry since 2020.
Need help? Beware of fake customer service phone numbersWhen you need help, it's tempting to look up a customer service phone number online. But these days that can be very dangerous.
Should you shop now for Halloween decorations or wait?Stores are already stocked with Halloween merchandise and decor. Should you grab some now, or wait a few weeks for better deals?
Borrowers on edge as federal student loan payments are set to restartThe Department of Education estimates 43 million Americans owe a collective $1.6 trillion in federal student loan debt.
Landlord frustrated by scammers stealing her rental listingsA landlord says scammers keep stealing her rental ads and taking money from innocent renters who think the ads are real.
Rising home prices means more home equity for homeownersAmerican homeowners now have an average of $200,000 in equity.
Biden administration can proceed with forgiving 804,000 student loansThe Biden administration announced fixes that make it easier for those who have been paying their student loans for decades to have their debt wiped.
Catalytic converter locks and alarms: Do they work?With catalytic converter theft as bad as ever, we find out if a lock or alarm might help you protect yours.
New congestion pricing plan in Manhattan draws debateNYC gets green light for 2024 Manhattan congestion pricing - $24 rush hour, $17 off-peak toll.
Frustrated homebuyers being outbid again and againHomebuyers hoping for a better market are finding themselves shut out more than last year, getting outbid on multiple homes.
US credit card debt now over $1 trillion. How to cut down your debtThe milestone comes as credit card interest rates exceed 20%.